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Gen Carroll Edward Adams, Jr
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Birth: Jun. 7, 1923
Pawtucket
Providence County
Rhode Island, USA
Death: May 12, 1970, Vietnam

United States Army Brigadier General.
Name: BG Carroll Edward Adams, Jr. (posthumously promoted)
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 05/12/1970 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 46.9
Date of Birth: 06/07/1923
Home City: Pawtucket, RI
Service: UU branch of the regular component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 18 ENG BDE
Service: UU branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 10W-021
Short Summary: Shot down with .51 cal 10 miles southeast of Pleiku while Adams was giving an aerial tour to MGEN John A. Dillard.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 68-16342
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1331 = 13 Combat Engineer Unit Commander
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: mines
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: aircraft commander
Vehicle ownership: government
Started Tour: 01/29/1970
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
The initial status of this person was: no previous report
Length of service: *
Location: Pleiku Province II Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Episcopal (Anglican)
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Carroll Edward Adams (1895 - 1995)
  Dorothy French Adams (1893 - 1983)
 
 Spouse:
  Dorothy Ronne Adams (1922 - 2013)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
RHODE ISLAND
BRIG GEN US ARMY
WORLD WAR II
KOREA VIETNAM
LM & OLC
AM & OLC
ARCOM & OLC - PH
CLASS OF 1945 USMA
 
Burial:
United States Military Academy Post Cemetery
West Point
Orange County
New York, USA
Plot: Section VIII Site 209
 
Maintained by: lloker
Originally Created by: Robert
Record added: Aug 12, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15310770
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